Update: In an interview with PlayStation Lifestyle, Creative Director and CEO of Counterplay Games Keith Lee talked a bit about Godfall.


  • Trailer was rendered in real time on PS5
  • It’s a 3 player co-op game
  • No DLC is planned
  • PS5’s SSD makes a “seamless” experience
  • DualShock 5’s adaptive triggers and haptic feedback make combat feel better
  • More information in the Spring

The exceptionally powerful SSD on the PlayStation 5 offers a new level of detail for each individual object as well as seamless loading of our expansiveness world. Our combat is kinesthetic in nature, so the new controller’s “adaptive triggers” and haptic feedback will make moment-to-moment combat feel exhilarating and visceral.

Original Story: PS5 has its first game shown off with insanely high fidelity graphics. After months of waiting from the initial announcement of the console, our look at a game is here. Godfall has been announced by Gearbox Publishing.

Our goal with Godfall is to reforge fantasy ARPG-style loot progression and third-person melee combat into a whole new genre: The Looter-Slasher. Namely, our game is uniquely one-part gear driven and one-part player-skill driven. Godfall retains the desire for offense-oriented, mastery-driven combat, rewarding you with head-turning, powerful loot that then inspires your next set of character builds.

Godfall’s third-person melee combat is fluid, dynamic and interactive, embracing offense over defense. While many games these days create one-off cat-and-mouse challenges for players, we want to broaden combat encounters with enduring replayability. In Godfall you can expect satisfying one-against-many enemy encounters along with challenging head-to-head boss fights.

Godfall’s designed from the ground up with co-op in mind. You can play the entire game in solo, duo or trio. Your enemies will respond dynamically, mutating their behavior and attack patterns based on your group size. Our goal for co-op is stronger together, and fun for all.

Keith Lee, Counterplay Games

Godfall launches on PS5 and PC in 2020.

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